Interaction Design (MA CDDC ID)
Interaction Design has been at the forefront of the creative industries in the past decade. Within the MA CDDC programme Interaction Design we provide talented young professionals in the fields such as interface design, information design, interaction design and experience design a breeding ground in which they can further explore the creative potential of technology and develop competencies that will help them to become excellent designers that will set the agenda for the creative industries in the upcoming decade.
Over the past years MA CDDC interaction design graduates have played an important role in the Dutch and global creative industries and e-culture. They have won numerous prizes, started companies came up with great and meaningful inventions and innovations.
Focus of the course is the development of high level competencies in design, design research, professional reflection and professional attitude that will enable you to define and develop a personal position within the domain of interaction design and to play a pioneering role in the further definition and development of the field.
The course is builds on four important pillars.
• The first one is “innovative interaction design in relation to player contexts”.
• The second pillar of the course is “the reflection on- and development of interaction design methods and processes”.
• A third pillar is (interaction) design research.
• Professional & entrepreneurial competencies constitute the forth pillar.
Less emphasis is put on basic interaction design- and development skills (basic professional skills, basic design-, visualization and creative development skills). These skills and the ability to use state of the art software are regarded as existing when you enter the course.